What is kg?

  • (noun): One thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.
    Synonyms: kilogram, kilo

Some articles on kg:

Railgun - Applications - As Weapons - Tests
... EDO-1, that used projectile with a mass of 0.7 kg and achieved speeds of 3,000 m/s, and with a mass of 1.1 kg reached speeds of 2,400 m/s. 9 MJ is enough energy to deliver 2 kg of projectile at 3 km/s–at that velocity a rod of tungsten or another dense metal could easily penetrate a tank, and potentially pass through it ... Division demonstrated an 8 MJ railgun firing 3.2 kg projectiles in October 2006 as a prototype of a 64 MJ weapon to be deployed aboard Navy warships ...
Kawasaki Ki-61 - Design and Development
... The Ho-103 was a light weapon for its caliber (around 23 kg/51 lb) and fired a light shell, but this was compensated for by its rapid rate of fire ... performance, the wing loading of 146.3 kg/m² (30 lb/ft²) at an all-up weight of 2,950 kg (6,500 lb) was viewed with scepticism by many of the senior officers of the Koku Hombu, who still believed in ... the Ha-40 was lighter by roughly 30 kg (70 lb) and required even higher manufacturing standards ...
1944 In Aviation - Events - September
... civilian consultant with United Aircraft, dropping one 2,000-lb (907-kg) and two 1,000-pound (454-kg) bombs on Japanese positions in the Marshall Islands ... Union attack the German battleship Tirpitz in Altenfjord, Norway, with 12,000-lb (5,443-kg) "Tallboy" bombs ...
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 - Ground Attack Variants - Fw 190 G
... Fw 190 G-1 (as it was now called) could carry a 250 kg (550 lb) or 500 kg (1,100 lb) bomb on the centreline and, via an ETC 250 rack, up to a 250 kg (550 lb) bomb under each wing ... Some Gs were field modified to carry 1,000 kg (2,210 lb), 1,600 kg (3,530 lb) and 1,800 kg (3,970 b) bombs ...
Yurik Vardanyan - Biography
... In 1978, Vardanyan moved up to the light heavyweight division (82.5 kg) ... his own records again and defeating silver medalist Péter Baczakó of Hungary by 25 kg in the total in a dominant proformence ... world records at the USSR competitions that year, leaving the world record in the total at 390 kg ...